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INFOSYS vs TCS - Comparison Results

INFOSYS    Change

Infosys has come to be the gold standard in the Indian IT industry's success. From humble beginnings in 1981, the company today is the second largest exporter of software services from the country. It is known globally for its world-class management ... More


TCS is the largest software company in Asia, having a wide range of offerings and catering to industries like banking and financial services, manufacturing, telecom, and retail. The company was one of the pioneers of the much-acclaimed global deliver... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 20.6 25.5 80.9% View Chart
P/BV x 4.8 9.1 52.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 6.1 1.4 427.2%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,2203,195 38.2%   
Low Rs8622,272 37.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs322.9643.1 50.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs73.4135.2 54.3%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs81.9145.7 56.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs43.5029.00 150.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %4.21.1 393.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs297.3443.8 67.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m2,184.111,914.29 114.1%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BBBB-  
Price / Sales ratio x3.24.3 75.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x14.220.2 70.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x12.718.8 67.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x3.56.2 56.9%  
Dividend payout %59.321.5 276.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m2,273,6595,232,903 43.4%   
No. of employees `000204.1395.0 51.7%   
Total wages/salary Rs m388,930663,960 58.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th3,455.13,116.6 110.9%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,905.51,680.9 113.4%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th785.3655.2 119.9%   
Net Sales Rs m705,2201,231,040 57.3%  
Other income Rs m31,93036,420 87.7%   
Total revenues Rs m737,1501,267,460 58.2%   
Gross profit Rs m190,110325,160 58.5%  
Depreciation Rs m18,63020,140 92.5%   
Interest Rs m0520 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m203,410340,920 59.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-7100-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m42,41082,120 51.6%   
Profit after tax Rs m160,290258,800 61.9%  
Gross profit margin %27.026.4 102.1%  
Effective tax rate %20.824.1 86.6%   
Net profit margin %22.721.0 108.1%  
Current assets Rs m500,170812,240 61.6%   
Current liabilities Rs m141,050178,280 79.1%   
Net working cap to sales %50.951.5 98.9%  
Current ratio x3.54.6 77.8%  
Inventory Days Days00 0.0%  
Debtors Days Days6874 92.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m141,800132,510 107.0%   
Share capital Rs m10,880191 5,696.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m638,350849,370 75.2%   
Net worth Rs m649,230849,561 76.4%   
Long term debt Rs m0540 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m798,9001,062,960 75.2%  
Interest coverage xNM656.6-  
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.91.2 76.2%   
Return on assets %20.124.4 82.2%  
Return on equity %24.730.5 81.0%  
Return on capital %31.240.2 77.7%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00.6 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA7,680 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m603,290922,580 65.4%   
Fx outflow Rs m313,580337,820 92.8%   
Net fx Rs m289,710584,760 49.5%   
From Operations Rs m132,180250,670 52.7%  
From Investments Rs m44,52028,860 154.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-205,050-268,850 76.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-27,54012,860 -214.2%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 15.9 72.1 22.1%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 13.6 2.2 618.2%  
FIIs % 42.1 16.1 262.3%  
ADR/GDR % 16.1 0.0 -  
Free float % 12.2 28.0 43.6%  
Shareholders   376,380 616,828 61.0%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 2.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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INFOSYS LTD Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Down 29.6% (Quarterly Result Update)

Jan 14, 2019 | Updated on Jan 14, 2019

For the quarter ended December 2018, INFOSYS LTD has posted a net profit of Rs 36 bn (down 29.6% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 214 bn (up 20.3% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of INFOSYS LTD's quarterly results.

TCS Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 24.1% (Quarterly Result Update)

Jan 11, 2019 | Updated on Jan 11, 2019

For the quarter ended December 2018, TCS has posted a net profit of Rs 81 bn (up 24.1% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 373 bn (up 20.8% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of TCS's quarterly results.

INFOSYS LTD Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Up 10.3% (Quarterly Result Update)

Oct 17, 2018 | Updated on Oct 17, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, INFOSYS LTD has posted a net profit of Rs 41 bn (up 10.3% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 206 bn (up 17.3% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of INFOSYS LTD's quarterly results.

TCS Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Up 22.7% (Quarterly Result Update)

Oct 12, 2018 | Updated on Oct 12, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, TCS has posted a net profit of Rs 79 bn (up 22.7% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 369 bn (up 20.7% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of TCS's quarterly results.

TCS 2017-18 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Aug 8, 2018 | Updated on Aug 8, 2018

Here's an analysis of the annual report of TCS for 2017-18. It includes a full income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis of TCS. Also includes updates on the valuation of TCS.

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